Applied Research

Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences sees applied research as intensive cooperation with partners from business and society. The close practical relevance and the transfer of knowledge into teaching also offers students a high-quality education.

Graduation caps thrown up

In the spot­light

The Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts (StMWK) has awarded HNU the independent right to award doctorates for an initial period of seven years as part of a doctoral center successfully applied for jointly with OTH Amberg-Weiden and HaW Landshut.

HNU re­search pro­file

Four key research areas are grouped around the HNU research core "Digital Innovations for a Changing Society" in forward-looking fields. The focus is on addressing the challenges of tomorrow in companies and society. 

Labor­at­or­ies & in­fra­struc­ture

Inspiring premises and state-of-the-art research infrastructure enrich the practice-oriented teaching and research at HNU. Scientists develop solutions for current challenges together with students and practice partners.

Re­search & trans­fer in­sti­tu­tions

The HNU's research and transfer facilities enable external partners to tap into the know-how and specialist expertise of the HNU by offering services specifically geared to practice and various forms of cooperation.

Re­search nuc­leus

Di­gital in­nov­a­tions for the chan­ging so­ci­ety

The research core "Digital innovations for the changing society" is followed by all those activities that are dedicated to technological and social innovations for social change.

Doc­toral Cen­ter

As part of the joint doctoral program DIWAG (Digital Innovations for the Changing Society), the first doctorates can be carried out directly at HNU, probably starting in the summer semester 2024. Current information can be found here.

Main re­search areas

Di­gital in­nov­a­tions for the age­ing so­ci­ety

The research focus "Digital Innovations for the Ageing Society" (DIAG) examines how the ageing society deals with digital innovations.

Di­git­al­iz­a­tion of the health­care sys­tem

The research focus "Digitalization of the healthcare system" focuses on digital technologies in healthcare.

Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence

The research focus "Artificial Intelligence" is dedicated to the topics of data & analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) in a variety of contexts.

Fu­ture-proof busi­ness mod­els

The research focus "future-proof business models" develops strategies for a new sustainable and digital economy in the face of disruptive changes.